- v show to be right by providing justification or proof
vindicate a claim
- v maintain, uphold, or defend
vindicate the rights of the citizens
- v clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof
You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel
- The news channel said that their stand that there was racial discrimination against Indians was vindicated when the locals came out in support of the Indians.
- If one forgets Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Miss du Maurier can vindicate her unoriginality by quoting Pope: What oft was thought but ne'er so well express'd.
- Maybe the "surge" will turn out to be a huge success and vindicate Bush's strategy.
News & Articles
- Creative Accounting
By: Joey Peters New evidence may vindicate DOH whistleblower's claims Nearly a year after filing a whistleblower lawsuit against the state...
June 19, 2013 - Santa Fe Reporter
- Rowan Williams in Sydney Morning Herald
The 20th century built up quite a list of casualties around 'principles' in Barthe's sense,Dr Williams writes. "Various philosophies solemnly assured us that the human cost is really worth it, because history will vindicate the sufferings...
- Al Sharpton in CBS News
If Ms. Williams has, in fact, fabricated her story, then I urge your office to vindicate any wrongfully convicted individuals,Sharpton wrote.
- Michael Mukasey in USA Today
Mukasey responded: "The only thing I can tell you is that if you ultimately do repose trust in me, I'm going to spend the next however many months it is trying to vindicate that trust."